Alma Scott

Alma Scott is the head of Operations and Partnerships for Johnson & Johnson Global Public Health (GPH), where she draws on more than 25 years of experience in finance, marketing, sales and business development across consumer and pharmaceutical sectors. Within GPH, Alma established and leads national and regional offices in South Africa, Kenya and Ghana to deliver the Johnson & Johnson GPH market access strategy, and partners with governmental and non-governmental organizations to advance the global public health agenda.

During her tenure with Johnson & Johnson and other pharmaceutical companies, Alma has held leadership roles in finance, marketing, sales and business development. Most recently, she served as Vice President at Janssen Business Development, where she focused on delivering future growth for the Immunology franchise through licensing and collaborations. Previously, Alma was responsible for business development in Virology, Women’s Health & Urology, and Metabolics.

Alma joined Johnson & Johnson in 1993. She holds a Master of Management degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern and a Bachelor of Science in management and human resource development from the University of Connecticut. Alma is based in Cape Town, South Africa.